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20 Nov

YCF School Offers

The Yorkshire Cricket Foundation offers unique opportunities to engage with Yorkshire Cricket at the world famous Headingley Cricket Ground.

From educational activities to Stadium Tours, you can choose a package that suits your school. All funds that are raised are put back into the charity to invest in cricket based education and community programmes across Yorkshire.

See below for details of each offer…

Walk to the Test Schools Offer

An opportunity for local primary schools, giving them the opportunity to watch cricket at an international level and also take part in playing the sport themselves.

• Three coaching sessions held by Procoach, the first two in weeks leading up to the test match
• The last coaching session will be held on the morning of the test match itself and following the coaching session, the cricket coach will walk the group to the ground in time for the match.

Cost of package £250 for 3 coaching sessions and 33 tickets (30 children and 3 adults).

Secondary School – Young Leaders Day

An opportunity for high school pupils of all ages to get a taste of what goes on at Yorkshire CCC on a match day – focuses on careers in sport, specifically those inside YCCC

•Match day tickets for a County Championship (4 day match)
•Free coach parking
•Hire of one of the Yorkshire Cricket Foundation classrooms situated in the East Stand for the duration of the day – equipped with PC, projector and whiteboard.
•A talk from a member of the YCCC staff team telling the story of their career path from education to where they are now.
•A 60 minute cricket coaching session in the Cricket Centre taken by Pro Coach
•A behind the scenes tour of the ground including – the players’ indoor practice facilities and an exclusive look inside the Carnegie Pavilion taking in the hospitality suites and media areas *
•Close of play 18:00

Cost of package £400 based on a maximum of 25 children

*Rooms are subject to availability

Cricket in the Classroom

A full day of education and cricket at Headingley, available every Wednesday and Thursday during term time throughout the year, the package includes…

•Arrive at the Cricket Centre on St Michael’s Lane at 1000
•90 minute cricket coaching session in the Cricket Centre
•90 minute classroom session – children will be given their own Yorkshire Cricket workbook full of cricket related numeracy, literacy and geography questions
•After lunch, which will be taken at 1300, the children will be taken on a 60 minute Behind the Scenes Stadium Tour of Headingley Cricket Ground taking in the practice, hospitality and press facilities as well as the exclusive players’ area*
•Pick-up from the Cricket Centre at 1430

Cost of package £100 per slot (based on a maximum of 30 children)*

Stadium Tour

•A behind the scenes look at Headingley Cricket Ground and the facilities used by the Yorkshire CCC players, staff and VIP guests who come to watch Yorkshire and England.

Cost of package £100 based on a maximum of 30 children

*Rooms are subject to availability
**2 slots available per day

Match Day Package – Primary & Secondary Schools – Bronze Package

Schools will arrive at Headingley at 10am on the morning of the match, the package includes…

•Match day tickets for a County Championship (4 day match)
•Free coach parking
•Hire of one of the Yorkshire Cricket Foundation classrooms situated in the East Stand for the duration of the day – equipped with PC, projector and whiteboard.
•Close of play for the day at 18:00

Cost of package £250 based on a maximum of 30 children

Match Day Package – Primary & Secondary Schools – Silver Package

Schools will arrive at Headingley at 10am on the morning of the match, the package includes…

•Match day tickets for a County Championship (4 day match)
•Free coach parking
•Hire of one of the Yorkshire Cricket Foundation classrooms situated in the East Stand for the duration of the day – equipped with PC, projector and whiteboard.
•A behind the scenes tour of the ground including – the players’ indoor practice facilities and an exclusive look inside the Carnegie Pavilion taking in the hospitality suites and media*
•Close of play for the day at 18:00

Cost of package £300 based on a maximum of 30 children

*Rooms are subject to availability

Match Day Package – Primary Schools – Gold Package

Schools will arrive at Headingley at 10am on the morning of the match, the package includes…

•Match day tickets for a County Championship (4 day match)
•Free coach parking
•Hire of one of the Yorkshire Cricket Foundation classrooms situated in the East Stand for the duration of the day – equipped with PC, projector and whiteboard.
•A 60 minute cricket coaching session in the Yorkshire Cricket Centre taken by Pro Coach followed by the opportunity to play a game of kwik cricket on the outfield during the interval
•A behind the scenes tour of the ground including – the players’ indoor practice facilities and an exclusive look inside the Carnegie Pavilion taking in the hospitality suites and media areas*
•Close of play for the day at 18:00

Cost of package £400 based on a maximum of 30 children

*Rooms are subject to availability

T20 Schools Package

The below package is based on Friday evening Twenty20 maches at Headingley, with a scheduled start time of 19:00 (TBC)

•Match day tickets for a T20 game*
•Free Coach parking
•A behind the scenes tour of the ground including – the players’ indoor practice facilities and an exclusive look inside the Carnegie Pavilion taking in the hospitality suites and media areas
•A 60 minute coaching session in the Cricket Centre
•Chance to meet the players in the ‘Blast Zone’ for a signing session

*matches subject to availability

Cost of package £375 based based on a maximum of 25 children

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